Bitcoin rocketed higher Thursday, crossing the $15,000 mark just 10 hours after topping $14,000.
The digital currency plunges after hitting a new high on Friday, sparking fresh concerns.
The underlying technology securing bitcoin is known as the blockchain. (Nov. 29, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR). Elaine KurtenbachAssociated Press. Bitcoin surged past $17,000 Thursday as the…
NEW YORK — Even by bitcoin standards, Thursday was a wild ride.
Bitcoin topped $17,000, while a hacking at a bitcoin mining company raises new concerns about the security of digital currencies.
Bitcoin surged past US$17,000 ($24,900) on Thursday as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on major US exchanges.
The Slovenian-based bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the possible theft of tens of millions of dollars' worth of bitcoins, as meanwhile the value of the virtual currency has soared to a new record high.
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply within minutes, as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on a major U.S.…